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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Pharmacology/Toxicology
University of Mississippi

  • Nov. 18, 2016
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Toxicology
    Pharmacy - General
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The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Department of BioMolecular Sciences is searching for an assistant, associate or full professor of pharmacology/toxicology for a full-time, 12-month position currently open. We seek candidates with expertise in cardiovascular biology, cancer biology, neuroscience/drugs of abuse, or infectious diseases. The candidates should demonstrate a distinguished and innovative research program (as evidenced by a significant publication record and the potential to secure extramural funding) and teaching experience. Applicants applying for the higher ranks should have a nationally-recognized research program with recurrent success in securing extramural funding and excellent teaching credentials.

The University of Mississippi is the flagship university for the State of Mississippi, and is a Carnegie R1 research university. The School of Pharmacy is on the main campus in Oxford, a community of approximately 19,000 residents that has been recognized nationally as one of America’s best places to live. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named The University of Mississippi as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." The Department of BioMolecular Sciences has 14 full-time faculty with research emphases in pharmacology, environmental toxicology, medicinal chemistry, and pharmacognosy. The faculty have affiliations with the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and collaborative opportunities in the National Center for Natural Products Research. The department has teaching responsibilities in the Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) program as well as in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Job Responsibilities: To carry out research, teaching and service within the Department of BioMolecular Sciences
A Ph.D. in Pharmacology, physiology, toxicology or a related field and postdoctoral research experience is required.
Applicants should provide a letter of application outlining their qualifications for the position and also submit: a curriculum vitae; a five-page or less statement of future research plans; a statement of teaching philosophy; a list of teaching experience, specialties, and competencies; and the names and contact information of four references. We strongly encourage applicants from all underrepresented groups. Applications must be submitted through The University of Mississippi’s online employment site at

For additional information please contact, Prof. Zia Shariat-Madar, Search Committee Chair, , 662-915-5150.

  • The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

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  • Dr. Zia Shariat-Madar
    BioMolecular Sciences
    University of Mississippi
    P.O. Box 1848
    University, MS 38677


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